Past Webinars

CEUs For Past Webnars

Webinars with the symbol CEU graphicare available for CEUs. View the video and then click on the CEU link. You will then be asked to register and pay $15.00. Your registration confirmaton contains the link to the post test. Once you complete and pass the post test (80%) you will be able to download your certificate. If you don't pass the post test another attempt will be provided.
Date: Friday, June 9, 2017 - 12pm
Ken Winters, PhD

Marijuana is probably the most commonly used “illicit” drug worldwide, and in the U.S. there is a significant trend toward medicalizing and legalizing it. Several health issues are now more prominent than ever. The science on marijuana’s health...

Bio: Ken C. Winters, Ph.D. is a Senior Scientist at the Oregon Research Institute, and an adjunct faculty in the Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota. Dr. Winters retired as a professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Minnesota, where he found and directed the Center for Adolescent Substance Abuse Research for 25 years. Dr. Winters received his B.A. from the University of Minnesota and a Ph.D. in Psychology (Clinical) from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. His primary research interests are the assessment and treatment of addictions, including adolescent drug abuse and problem gambling. His recent work in the field has focused on brief interventions to address those who have a mild-to-moderate drug use problem. Along with Keven Sabet, he is co-editing a book on marijuana and health, to be published by Oxford press in 2017, and he is on the editorial boards of the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse, and the Psychology of Addictive Behaviors. Dr. Winters has received numerous research grants from the National Institute of Health and various foundations over a 30-year period. Dr. Winters is a frequent publisher, speaker and trainer and is a consultant to many organizations, including the Minnesota Center for Chemical and Mental Health (MNCAMH), Hazelden/Betty Ford Foundation, The Partnership at Drug Free.Org, NORC’s Adolescent SBIRT Steering Committee, Institute for Behavior and Health, Inc., and the Mentor Foundation (an international drug abuse prevention organization).
Shirley Glynn, Ph.D.

Family support can be an invaluable component of recovery from serious psychiatric illnesses, but loved ones of many consumers may be uncertain how or when to help. This presentation will begin with an overview of the scientific literature ...

Bio: Shirley M. Glynn, Ph.D. received her doctorate in clinical/social psychology from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1985. For the past 20 years, Dr. Glynn is a Research Psychologist at UCLA who has been conducting research on psychosocial interventions especially family interventions, supported employment and social skills training, to support recovery from schizophrenia and other psychotic illnesses.
Date: Friday, April 14, 2017 - 12pm
Alison Sharpe-Havil, Psy.D., LP & Andrea Zuellig, Ph.D., LP

Eating Disorders and Substance Use Disorder share many risk factors and characteristics, but there are significant differences in the path to recovery for clients.  Explore the similarities and differences while learning how to effectively...

Bio: Alison Sharpe-Havill, PsyD, LP received her doctorate in clinical health psychology from the Minnesota School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University in 2010. She joined the outpatient Melrose Center team in 2016. Her experience as the Mental Health Services Director at Park Avenue Center serves her well when working with clients with co-occurring eating disorders and substance abuse at Melrose Center. She draws on cognitive behavioral and interpersonal therapy as well as mindfulness meditation traditions to help clients understand how the body, mind and spirit work together to create wellness. Andrea Zuellig, PhD, LP received her doctorate in clinical psychology from Pennsylvania State University in 2002. She has specialized in treating patients with eating disorders for more than 14 years as a licensed psychologist at Melrose Center. She currently conducts psychotherapy with individuals, families, and groups in the higher level of care treatment programs (intensive residential, residential and partial hospitalization program) as well as in the Melrose outpatient intensive eating disorder and substance abuse program. Dr. Zuellig has been intensively trained in dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) and uses this evidence based treatment model with patients with co-occurring eating disorders and substance use disorder. She has also received training and group supervision with Christopher Fairburn, DM, in CBT-E, an enhanced cognitive behavioral therapy particularly designed for treatment of eating disorders.
Korina Barry, MSW, LGSW

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Bio: Korina Barry (Ojibwe) joined the Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare (CASCW) in July of 2015. As CASCW’s Director of Outreach, she manages CASCW’s events and publications, as well as developing and maintaining the Center’s collaborative relationships with important partners in the child welfare field. Korina manages the CASCW’s communications efforts, including social media, blogging, and digital communications to various constituencies. She coordinates public policy efforts and relationships, the development and distribution of online learning modules, and advises IV-E students.
Date: Friday, February 10, 2017 - 12pm
Mustafa al'Absi, PhD & Sheena Potretzke, MSc

Stress is an omnipresent factor in our lives and for those suffering from a mental illness and/or substance use disorder, stress can have an especially stifling impact with significant consequences. This webinar will provide an overview of the...

Bio: Mustafa al'Absi, PhD holds join appointments in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, and the Department of Biobehavioral Health and Population Sciences at the University of Minnesota- Duluth Medical School, as well as the Max E. and Mary LaDue Pickworth Chair. He is also the founding Director of the Duluth Medical Research Institute. His research and area of expertise centers around stress psychobiology and addiction. Sheena Potretzke, MSc received her Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience, with a minor in Psychology, from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities and her Master of Science in Cognitive Neuroscience from the University of Sussex in Brighton, UK. Ms. Potretzke held prior positions in Dr. al'Absi's Behavioral Medicine Lab and Minneapolis Clinic of Neurology before her current position at the Minnesota Center for Chemical and Mental Health. Her research interests center around the psychobiology of addiction and translational research.
Bonnie Klimes-Dougan, Ph.D.

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Bio: Dr. Bonnie Klimes-Dougan is a professor within the University of Minnesota's Department of Psychology. Dr. Klimes-Dougan's long-term goal is to explicate risk factors associated with early stages of depression and suicidal risk in an effort to more effectively intervene. For more information on Dr. Klimes Dougan and her work, please go to
Stacy Remke. MSW

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Bio: Stacy Remke is a clinical social worker and a teaching specialist at the University of Minnesota School of Social Work in the areas of health, aging and disabilities. For 25 years, she worked with the pain, palliative care and integrative medicine program at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of MN. She received her social work degree at the University of Minnesota and has had over 25 years’ experience in pediatric care, with special emphasis in caring for children and their families who are coping with chronic, complex, and/ or life-threatening conditions, end of life care, and medical fragility. She coordinated Children’s Institute for Pain and Palliative Care (CIPPC), which provides education, training, consultation and resource development for pediatric palliative care, from 2005 to 2012.
Date: Friday, November 11, 2016 - 12pm
Steve Carlson, Psy.D.

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Bio: Steve Carlson, Psy.D. has been working in the mental health field for thirty-five years in a variety of community mental health settings which have included Supportive Housing programs. Currently Steve is a Clinical Trainer with MNCAMH providing training locally and nationally in the areas of mental and chemical health focusing on recovery oriented models such as Illness Management and Recovery.
Tera Jansen, PsyD

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Bio: Tera Jansen, Psy.D. is a post-doctoral fellow at the Program in Human Sexuality, University of Minnesota. She has experience working with a variety of mental health concerns, as well as specific training in the areas of couples' relationship intimacy concerns, sexual dysfunction, sexual offending, forensic evaluation, sexual compulsivity, sexual and gender identity concerns, and transgender health.
Date: Friday, September 9, 2016 - 12pm
Kris Kelly & Holly Biggins

Learn the principles and practices of peer recovery support and recovery coaching for individuals with mental illness, substance use and co-occurring disorders. Understand the similarities and differences between each role. Explore how to...

Bio: Kris Kelly is the Director of Healthcare and Wellness at Minnesota Recovery Connection (MRC). She created MRC’s healthcare enrollment program which connects individuals seeking health insurance with a Peer Recovery Specialist/Navigator. Additionally, Kris recruits, trains, and supervises MRC’s Peer Recovery Specialists, both paid and volunteer. Holly Biggins is a certified peer employment trainer with Northern Pines Mental Health Center. She facilitates trainings around the state for which graduates are awarded peer specialist certification by the State of Minnesota and was one of the first peer specialists trained in the state in 2009 and has been immersed in peer support related work ever since. Holly has worked for Northern Pines MHC since 1998 as a children & families respite program manager, grants & communications manager, peer specialist program director, and a member of the management team.